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Req ID:  88359
Function:  Finance
Posted:  May 24, 2023

Amsterdam, NH, NL, 1082VA

Finance Manager (FP&A)







Leads the process to deliver the Business Unit [BU] monthly, quarterly and annual financial plan development, budgeting process, variances process and special projects. The scope includes P&L & Balance sheet responsibilities.

Co-pilot with Market CFO and provide financial consulting and strategic support to BU management via tracking and analyzing the BU financial performance vs targets and key performance indicators, including preparation financials and management presentation, business updates.

Leads Country/Cluster BU input for corporate reporting and analysis.




  • Enables organization to deliver financial plan in line with targets by highlighting gaps, risks & opportunities as well as coordinating regular forecast updates
  • Analyzes complex financial information and reports to provide accurate and timely financial recommendations to management for decision making purposes
  • Leads monthly financial forecast update process (eg. Sales & Operating Process, Health Check as well as annual financial planning process)
  • Coordinate with local marketing team the business plan review: support with pay-out analysis of proposed new activities, programs, and new licenses, go/no – go decisions
  • Co-pilot with marketing team to design Brand P/L as part of the monthly, quarterly and during annual planning process
  • Drive local marketing spending ROI and Promotional ROI insights
  • Provides visibility on Marketing expenses and enables marketing to keep cost control
  • Leads preparation of Management communication (eg. Monthly Business Update)
  • Owns Business Unite Financial Reporting Deck, including reconciliation and analysis
  • Leads technical side of financial forecast upload process into Hyperion and coordinates with respective Finance co-pilots and custodian team accordingly
  • Leads review and validation of actuals incl. coordination with respective Finance co-pilots
  • Coordinates month-end activities within BU and is overall local BU key contact for custodian team
  • Leads review and analysis for corporate reporting purposes (eg. BU Quarterly P&L/BS analysis and comments)
  • Support marketing furniture Capex forecast and control
  • Leads Ad-Hoc Reporting and Analysis




  • Experience in Financial Analysis and Forecasting, ideally from previous local Copilot roles (5-6 years’ experience)
  • Very good understanding of P&L and Balance Sheet under U.S. GAAP
  • Solid understanding of month-end close process and how it impacts P&L and B/S
  • Experience in working in multi-functional environments
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Finance & Accounting
  • Strong Excel skills, ideally experience with SAP



  • Strong commercial acumen paired with excellent analytical skills
  • Profound multifunctional collaboration skills paired with effective conflict management and composure
  • High standards of accuracy and precision; operational discipline; ability to deliver against tight deadlines
  • Proactive, highly-driven and self-motivated working style
  • High level of mental agility with ability to manage complexity, connecting the dots and finding solutions
  • Ability to learn quickly and further develop skills / competencies at fast pace
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity
  • Ability to work in international business context
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of hierarchy with multifunctional partners and with external stakeholders (English skills mandatory)



Country/Region:  NL
City:  Amsterdam